Trinity House

Trinity House was once the base of the Incorporation of Mariners and Shipmasters and this elegant Georgian house now holds an outstanding collection of maritime treasures.

Trinity House

About Trinity House

99 Kirkgate, Leith EH6 6BJ
01315543289
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Dive into Leith’s famous maritime history. Once the base of the Incorporation of Mariners and Shipmasters, this elegant Georgian house holds an outstanding collection of maritime treasures.

Set up in the 1300s, the Incorporation collected port dues and provided assistance to Leith’s maritime communities for centuries. Generations of masters and members of Trinity House were closely involved in the maritime development of Leith.

What to see and do:

Enter the vast Convening Room – a magnificent meeting chamber dominated by an enormous mahogany table

Seek out maritime memorabilia including narwhal tusks and navigational instruments

View Sir Henry Raeburn’s painting of Admiral Duncan – a naval masterpiece

See the Georgian fixtures and furnishings of the Master’s Room, a cosy space where pensions were once given out.

Visits to Trinity House are free, but must be arranged in advance.

Tours on a Tuesday can be booked online.

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Upcoming Events at Trinity House

Doors Open Days: Trinity House - CANCELLED

Doors Open Days: Trinity House - CANCELLED

26th September 2020 - 27th September 2020

As part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day Trinity House will be opening its doors and welcoming you to this wonderful gem of Leith.
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Halloween Tales - CANCELLED

Halloween Tales - CANCELLED

30th October 2020

Discover the darker side of Trinity House`s maritime history and hear tales of hauntings, superstition and mystery this Halloween!
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